Charleston, SC – Womble Carlyle attorneys Gordon Schreck, David McCormack, Stephanie Yarbrough, Ryan Gilsenan and Adriane Belton were among some 700 attendees at the 2016 Annual Meeting & Gala of The Maritime Association of South Carolina, held on January 29 at the Charleston Convention Center. 

MASC, the trade association for the state’s maritime transportation industry, was celebrating its 90th anniversary and Womble Carlyle was a sponsor of the event, which featured a keynote address by South Carolina Governor Nikki R. Haley.  Governor Haley was presented with the Association’s Christopher Gadsden Award, presented in recognition of sustained and distinguished leadership in support of the state’s maritime community. 

Pictured below is Gordon (Dal) Schreck, senior member of Womble’s Admiralty and Maritime Practice Team, and a former Chair of MASC’s board and Governor Nikki Haley.